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A 38-year-old member asked:

Daughter just had mri for back and was told need ultra sound of pelvic area. she read on report neoplastic syndrome. what does that mean?

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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Paraneoplastic?: You might be referring to paraneoplastic syndrome. A paraneoplastic syndrome is a disease or symptom that is the consequence of the presence of cancer in the body, but is not due to the local presence of cancer cells. See: http://goo.Gl/yg0rt.

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